How do I run a conflicts of interest check?

CosmoLex Team

Attorneys have an obligation to avoid situations in which they will have a conflict of interest such as[1]: Concurrent representation of clients with adverse interests Successive representation of clients with adverse interests Conflicts resulting from lawyer’s receipt of confidential information outside attorney-client relationship Conflicts resulting from lawyer’s relationships with non-clients Professional Liability insurance companies, such as ALPS, recommend that law … Read More

How can I secure communications with my clients?

CosmoLex Team

When you communicate with a client by email, , through , by cell phone, through a phone system, or by , your communication passes through the Internet – a made up of many different devices controlled by many different companies and organizations.[1] Using a public network increases the risk that a third party can access your communications since you don’t have … Read More

How can I securely share files with people outside my firm?

CosmoLex Team

Sometimes the electronic files your attorneys and staff must share with clients, opposing counsel, the Court, health insurance companies, or payroll processing companies are too big to fit as an attachment to an email, or should not be shared via unencrypted email. When this happens, you will need to find another way to securely share files with clients and third … Read More

Legal Matter Management Essentials for Modern Law Offices

CosmoLex Team

Matter management describes the management of all elements involved in an individual legal matter within a firm and is an integral factor in the success of any law practice. Proper and effective organization offers insight into the various facets of each matter and provides a clear sense of a matter’s trajectory in order to reasonably anticipate the next steps and … Read More